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RATINGS: 250   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.34/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 282   ABV: 9.4%
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Peach Porch Lounger is the lovechild Saison of musician G. Love and New Belgium. The glowing orange beer is a groovy mix of peaches, hominy grits, molasses and lemon peel with pale and biscuit malts. Brettanomyces yeast brings a bold, sweet nose and the beer ends with a dry finish

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2.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 6/20
tectactoe (3125) - Michigan, USA - MAR 20, 2014
UPDATED: SEP 24, 2014 Tap: Cloudy golden-orange, slightly pale with not much of a head, just a thin, white film that spreads across the top. Aroma was full of peach & yeast. A little boozy, too, but mostly just some chalky peaches & a zesty yeast background. Taste is a little weird for me... The peach is abrasively sweet, distractingly so... Lighter notes of apple & pear. Gets better as it warms, the 9.4% ABV becomes noticeable, but it helps to balance the sweetness. Notes of clove, bubblegum, seems like Belgian yeast? Though I would have never guessed Brett. Bready, sweet peach, lightly chalky & fruity finish. I usually love peach things but I didn’t love this beer.


3.3
GarrettB (1599) - San Diego, California, USA - FEB 1, 2017
April 12th, 2013 - New Belgium’s Peach Porch Lounger practically invites the drinker to a rocking chair, with an effervescence that matches champagne and a promise to cool the brow and palate. The aroma is tangy but light, sweetened with tangerines, and given an acidic limning with a light lime touch. There’s also a subtler sugar that tastes like lemon bread, or a delicate lemon frosting, supplemented by a tiny peach note. In spite of the traffic of bubbles, the palate feels soft, and even a little deflated. The flavor delivers light ephemeral touches of just ripened peaches, followed by tangerine in the aftertaste, which intensifies the sweetness, and where, oddly, carbonation reappears. Indeed, the aftertaste has more texture than flavor by the end. Overall, this comes across as a mild, unsweetened fruit beer, which is an interesting take, as if a lighter style like a blonde had been given just a squeeze of peach juice, newly plucked from the tree.

3
hotstuff (5158) - Fort Wayne, Indiana, USA - JAN 16, 2016
Rated on 8-03-2015 (Bottle) The appearance is a large white head that mostly diminished, transparent yellow body, very fizzy carbonation, and a fair amount of lacing. The aroma is brett, sweet, fruity, light peach, and light malt. The flavor is sweet, fruity, light peach, tart, tangy, and light malt. The mouthfeel is spritzy and this beer is medium bodied. Overall, this beer is too tart for my liking and it is not a beer that I am interested in drinking again due to the tart taste.

2.8
thedm (6180) - Fort Wayne, Indiana, USA - AUG 3, 2015
This bottled brew from a bottle shop poured a medium sized head of foamy finely sized white colored bubbles that were mostly lasting and left behind a softly carbonated transparent light orange brown colored body and a spiderweb lacing. The mild aroma was peach and musty. The crisp mouth feel was weakly tingly at the start and at the finish with a lingering fruity aftertaste. The mild flavor contained notes of peach and malt. An OK brew just nothing special.

3
GreatDane1632 (1169) - North Dakota, USA - AUG 3, 2015
Rated based on notes taken 22 Sep 2012; On tap at the Gingerman, Austin -- Not a huge fan, pleasant, but only one pint please.

3.4
andrewje41 (3879) - Kenmore, Washington, USA - MAY 3, 2015
Draft pour at Brouwers Cafe. Pours a bright clear orange color with a super fresh peach aroma. No surprises on this one. Obvious brett yeast present flavor and a ton of fresh peach and apricot. Quite refreshing but has a bit of a soapy side as well. Long, drawn out yeast flavor finish. Overall not bad.

3.2
Butters (4059) - Richmond, Virginia, USA - APR 25, 2015
Sampled at Slutfest Five. Clear golden pour with ring of sticky white head. The brett is really starting to come out much more than when it was fresh. Much very odd. peach and molasses are unusual pairings of flavors. better than when it was fresh, but still not quite for me.

3.2
rdixon77 (2832) - Georgia, USA - APR 21, 2015
Old rating. Peach colored. Plenty of sweet near artificial peach, some barnyard and slight tartness. Too sweet to really be a winner. Just okay,

3.5
demitriustown (1192) - Sterling Heights, Michigan, USA - DEC 13, 2014
roma has got a decent hop character, peach, lightly yeasty, light lemon notes, and subtle malt notes. Appearance is a clear golden with a medium white head that diminishes into a soapy film. Taste is quite interesting, more of a robust characteristic, vinous, peach, lemon, sweet, lightly sour, and a nice hop backing that pokes through. Palate is medium mouthfeel, with a lingering aftertaste of fruit. Overall, Pretty nice stuff. I enjoyed it. Cheers!

2.6
User37895 (3042) - - OCT 2, 2014
Pour was orange gold in color, white small head, weak lacing. Aroma of peaches and funk. Flavor of sweet peaches, light fruits, yeast, bread, raisins, light tart funk in finish. Mouthfeel was sticky and sweet, cloying, slight tart zing in aftertaste. Meh.

3.3
slowrunner77 (12043) - Reno, Nevada, USA - SEP 24, 2014
"Cloudy gold. Musty aroma of sour fruit and spice. Folks at the table expected something with this name to be light and refreshing, but it’s not. Strong sour fruit flavor is raisin and yeast bread with just a hint of apricot, not very peachy. Heavy & alcoholic, earthy & grassy. Coats the tongue, chewy, very fine carbonation. Enjoyed but not expected."


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